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The competitive spirit drives a pre-teen dance team on their climb to the national competition in Tampa Bay. The emotional intensity of adolescence is in the spotlight as these young women navigate their developing bodies, friendship, and ambition in Clare Barron's Dance Nation, a 2019 Pulitzer Prize finalist.
The cast features Sarah Dennis (Maeve), Tyra Grove (Zuzu), Abigail Hendricks (Amina), Athena Nickole (Sofia), Russell Norris (Dance Teacher Pat), Sierra Phan (Connie), Destin Lorde Teamer (Luke), Tori Thompson (Ashlee), and Courtney Tucker (Vanessa/The Moms).
The production team includes dramaturgy by Liv Garcia, vocal coaching by Michelle Lopez-Rios, intimacy/movement coaching by Kristina Fluty, scenic design by Kat Hasanov, costume design by Izzy Lichenstein, lighting design by Chris Binder, sound design by Anna Arenas, props by Camille Peotter, production management by Morgan Ramoth, and stage management by Kate Petralia.
This production is presented with generous support from: